Township Board Meeting, 7:30pm

Township Board Meeting, 7:30pm

September 8, 2015


Call to Order


  • Board members, Number of resident/s present, Number of non-resident/s present

Clerk's Report

Treasurer's Report

Old Business

  • Clarification of the appointment term of the town clerk
  • Road report update
  • Local Board of Appeal & Equalization (LBAE) 2016 Assessment for Taxes Payable 2017
  • LBAE Public Notice posted in posting places on April 5
  • Levy request submittal

New Business

  • Information sharing  on a proposed sale of land owned by John Wilson on Pequaywan Lake Road, south of the Township-owned land
  • Delivery of Automark for maintenance
  • A resident is interested in being an election judge and willing to attend the July 19 training
  • Direct deposit of county checks
  • Procedure when a check signatory is out-of-town during meeting; if clerk or treasurer is out-of-town, how would we handle correspondence received
  • Excerpt of important items from the 2016 Spring Short Course attended by the Clerk:
    (1)  LBAE online training offered again in July;
    (2) Workers' Compensation Coverage update;
    (3) State law requires that Clerk & Treasurer maintain duplicate sets of required records;
    (4) Reorganizational meeting - elect Chair and Vice-Chair;
    (5) create a Written Policy for compliance with Data Practice Act requests, if none available;  and
    (6) clerk is required to keep a copy of correspondence/s (with the month's Meeting Minutes) presented to the supervisors during the meeting


  • RECEIVED: Minnesota Association of Townships (MAT) re-2016 Spring Short Courses; St. Louis County Assessor documents re-Local Board of Appeal & Equalization (LBAE) 2016 Assessment for Taxes Payable 2017, and email re-new Appelant ; St. Louis County Auditor-Treasurer's office re-Automark maintenance schedule, and battery replacement; email from the State of Minnesota re-questionnaire on federal expenditures; St. Louis Co Public Works re-new policy on snow plowing in township areas; St. Louis Co Public Works re-Draft ATV Ordinance Ready for Review; letter and email from St. Louis Co Asso of Townships re-March Meeting Minutes; letter from Department of Treasurer (IRS) re-confirmation of township mailing address
  • SENT: New town officers list sent to Minnesota Association of Townships and St. Louis County Election Department; State of Minnesota questionnaire on federal expenditures


Public Comment

Next Meeting:
May 10, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Pequaywan Fire Department, 8744 Pequaywan Lake Road

Motion to Adjourn

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